MR guided focused ultrasound of the brain

MR-guided focused ultrasound is a non-invasive method which offers an interesting alternative to the surgical procedure known as Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). Over thirty members of the Edinburgh Research Interest Group were treated to an excellent review of this new technique applied to essential tremor, Parkinson’s Disease and other brain disorders by Professor Wladyslaw Gedroyc […]

Can Parkinson’s be treated with ultrasound?

An article in the Columbus Dispatch by JoAnne Viviano on Saturday December 24, 2016, reports as follows: Ron Nickelson practiced tongue twisters Friday from his hospital bed at Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center. “She sells seashells by the seashore,” he told his neurosurgeon, Dr. Vibhor Krishna, with a smile. “Rubber baby buggy bumpers.” He […]